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Gov­er­nors Island Win­ter Vil­lage

Gov­er­nors Island Win­ter Vil­lage

Nov 20, 2022 @ 10:00 amFeb 26, 2023 @ 5:30 pm

Governors Island
Governors Island
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All

Enjoy sea­son­al activ­i­ties, fes­tive win­ter lights, games and food and drinks along­side warm­ing fire pits. Explore win­ter arts and cul­tur­al pro­gram­ming amid a sparkling dis­play of hol­i­day lights and a his­toric Coast Guard-era fire truck photo-op. Play lawn games like corn­hole, can jam and giant Jen­ga.

⛸ Spin on a 5,000-square foot outdoor skat­ing rink on his­toric Colonels Row. Online reservations recommended, lim­it­ed walk-up spots available. $11 admission, $8/skate rental; free admis­sion on Thurs­days (walk-up only). Lock­ers and skate aids avail­able on a first come, first served basis.

🛷 Rent bikes from Blaz­ing Sad­dles NYC (or sleds when it snows – see recommended hills).

🍽 Food available for purchase includes Lit­tle Eva’s new sea­son­al menu, with warm drinks and new takes on clas­sic com­fort food like brats, veg­an chili, fish and chips and more plus an eclec­tic array of week­end food trucks and Joe Cof­fee.)

⛴ Arrive via ferry  from the from Battery Maritime Building (10 South Street) or Brooklyn. ($4/ages 13+.  for adults, free for seniors & kids and everyone on Saturdays and Sundays before noon).

Thu-Fri 12 – 5:30pm
Sat–Sun 10 am – 5:30pm

James Hsieh: No Place I’d Rather Be

Vibrant embroideries and hand-sewn textile sculptures by multi-disciplinary artist James Hsieh juxtapose childlike wonderments with adult thoughts and emotions in 28 Liberty’s ground-level amphitheater and retail space. Walk though fantastical nature in immersive environments and watch whimsical animations on oversized screens.

See the artists at work Mondays & Tuesdays from 12-6 pm.

Presented with Art…

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Governors Island Egg Hunt

Join the first-ever pub­lic egg hunt on Gov­er­nors Island. 10,000 wood­en paint­ed Easter eggs will be hid­den through­out the Island’s 120 acres of open space, with Island-spe­cif­ic prizes and give­aways for the most hard-boiled egg hunters.

Register for one of sev­er­al lev­els of egg hunts tai­lored to spe­cif­ic age groups, along with an Island-wide scav­enger…

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Earth Day Berry Bash Celebration

Blueberries, chokeberries, cranberries, huckleberries—berries of all kinds are an important part of Indigenous food traditions. Join the museum in a springtime celebration that includes storytelling, films, and educational demonstrations about this delicious food with deep cultural roots.

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imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Solve puzzles, perform experiments, play state-of-the-art computer simulations and find out how corn is like a dog in this interactive, family-friendly space. Explore scientific principles behind Native innovations and technologies that are so ingenious, many remain a part of our daily lives.

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Battery Playscape

Explore a new playground with five ecology zones—Bluff, Marsh, Dune, Meadow, and Riverbed– in resilient design, post-Superstorm Sandy when the park survived the full force of the 15-foot storm surge and became a focal point of sea level rise. Lyrical patterns of water illuminate the portal, fence, and custom seating. Daylight filters through the punctuated…

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